Deep Silver publishes "Russell Grants Astrology" in May and launches teaser website

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, has launched a teaser website for the infotainment game "Russell Grants Astrology" for Nintendo DS™. The publisher also announced that the title is already in production. "Russell Grants Astrology" is due to be released on May 1st, 2009.

The website http://astrology.deepsilver.co.uk not only holds a description of the product, but interested gamers will also find an overview of all the most important features of "Russell Grants Astrology". Moreover, the "Screenshots" section contains illustrative impressions of the game and of individual functions. Of course, eager amateur astrologists can also pre-order the game on the website.

"Russell Grants Astrology” introduces interested gamers to theoretical knowledge of astrology in a playful way. The product provides users with up-to-date daily horoscopes, helps them keep track of the current position of the moon and their biorhythm, and offers personal advice on all the important spheres of life. Thus, players can get a detailed horoscope based on their birth constellation, as well as predictions for their love life, health and career, and even combine two people's horoscopes to learn more about their relationship.

For those really interested in the subject, the title also offers the opportunity to take part in an extensive training program. Here they will get to know all the fields of astrology step by step, and take part in three courses that will make them real stargazing pros.

“Russell Grants Astrology” also features entertaining games in keeping with the astrology theme, such as a puzzle and a sudoku game.

"Russell Grants Astrology" is developed by Sproing and will be published by Deep Silver on May 1st, 2009.

For further information please visit http://astrology.deepsilver.co.uk.

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires. Deep Silver products are designed to equally appeal to pros and beginners, children and adults.

Deep Silver has published more than 80 games since 2003, including Anno 1701 (co-published with Sunflowers), Gothic 3 (co-published with JoWooD),the successful Secret Files adventure series, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky, the Chernobyl shooter, the action role-playing game Sacred 2: Fallen Angel (co-published with Ascaron), and the Horse Life series of horse simulations. The company's own brands Risen (Xbox 360 and PC), the new role-playing game from the Piranha Bytes team, the urban MMO 7Million, the survival/horror game Cursed Mountain (exclusive on Wii), and the multi-platform action game Ride to Hell are currently being developed. Deep Silver's own production company in Vienna opened in 2007. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and movies on DVD). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous software and games manufacturers: Kaspersky Labs, Nero, Cyberlink, PC Tools, Net Nanny, Cakewalk, Gotham New Media, AVG Technologies, Eleco, Mr Site, Braingame, Mindscape, Slitherine, RTL, Blade Interactive etc. Headquartered in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, and the USA. www.kochmedia.com

About Sproing

Sproing Interactive Media GmbH is Austria's leading game development studio, and takes pride in its reliability and its passion for quality. Founded in 2001 and financed solely through own resources, the company grew from just the two founders to a staff of 50 employees. Today, it is one of the leading studios in the German-speaking area. The company has successfully developed and marketed well over 30 games for all prevalent platforms in the past 7 years, including several top hits. Sproing is currently working on Cursed Mountain (Wii) for Deep Silver, Beach Fun - Summer Challenge (Wii) for RTL Games, and a number of other games which have not yet been announced. The company develops games for all currently available game consoles, as well as the PC, using its internally developed WYSIWYG multi-platform real-time technology "Athena". The company's most important titles are: Panzer Tactics (DS), Undercover: Dual Motives (DS), My Riding Stables (Wii), Best Friends: Cats and Dogs (PC, DS, GBA), Undercover: Operation Wintersun (PC), Jacked (PC, PS2, Xbox, GC), Riding Star 3 (PC, PS2), Scotland Yard (DS), and My Vet Practice (Wii).

Sproing is a member of G.A.M.E. and TIGA.

For more details, please visit www.sproing.com.


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